Our Amenities We Offer

  • Abundant free parking at the head of each dock with plenty of dock carts
  • Card key access to boatyard with clean, modern heads and showers
  • 20′ x 44′ Inground Swimming Pool
  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff
  • Walking distance to grocery and liquor stores, restaurants and shopping
  • Water and electricity at all slips, 100 amp. available
  • Floating docks and finger piers
  • Complete marine supply store
  • Gas and diesel fuel dock
  • Sewage pumpout service
  • Largest inside boat storage in the area
  • Dinghy storage racks at all docks
  • Laundry Facilities


  • Meet and Greet – TBD – Come meet new dock mates, catch up with old friends and have lunch!  The US Coast Guard Auxiliary will be on hand from 10 am – 2 pm to perform Vessel Safety Checks.
  • Sailfest – July 8-10 2022-The largest fireworks celebration in New London, CT.  Sailfest is Southeastern Connecticut’s premiere summertime event, complete with a major fireworks display, amusement rides, free entertainment, ships, and over 200 vendors lining the streets. There will be plenty to see, buy, and eat, so make sure to come hungry and ready to try new food!
  • Secret Spot Fishing Tournament  – Hosted by members of pier Five and pier Four. Five dollars per person to enter, largest fish wins!
  • Chowder Cook off – TBD  – Winner earns bragging rights and recognition on the CLAM!  Featuring Music, Fire pit and Chowder! Don’t miss this end of the season party.


Whether cruising from Maine to Florida or just looking for a new over night spot, Crocker’s is a great family destination. Attractions include a lively and cultural diverse city with over 30 restaurants, walking distance to historic Fort Trumbull and minutes’ drive to beaches, shopping and US Nautilus museum. The most protected marina in Southeastern Connecticut. Crocker’s amenities include pool, laundry, floating docks, hauling capacity of 75 tons, a complete ship store and a full service facility. Crocker’s location is situated just minutes from New London’s transportation hub which includes trains, ferries and Greyhound buses. Family run for 140 years we are a true family business! We look forward to you seeing you!

Size in Feet




0′ – 39′








60′ and up




Utility Fee




30 Amp




50 Amp





What We Offer

  • Expert repair service with largest parts department in Southeastern Connecticut, including hard-to-find and discontinued parts
  • Certified technicians for Mercruiser, Johnson, Evinrude, OMC Sterndrive, Westerbeke, Universal, Yanmar and Volvo
  • Awlgrip and hull refinishing in on-site paint shop
  • Fiberglass and gel coat repairs
  • Waxing and detailing
  • On site brokerage and yacht sales

Although your slip at Crocker’s Boatyard is, by far, the best protected in the area, you’re in the midst of major transportation and attractions. Network bus, taxi services, Long Island, Fishers Island, and Block Island ferries and Amtrak trains are all less than one mile away. Airports are just a short distance. Car rental delivery and limousine service are available. Major New England attractions are abundant and close, including Harkness State Park, Garde Arts Center, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Casinos, Ocean Beach Park, the Nautilus Museum and many historical landmarks, fine restaurants and local events.

Crocker's Boatyard

Our Legacy

For over 140 years Crocker’s Boatyard has meant safety, hospitality and easy access to generations of mariners. Located in Shaw’s Cove, a sheltered and deep cul-de-sac at the mouth of the Thames River, the 200+ floating slips offer the best protection in the area. With a dockage depth of 12 feet, Crocker’s Boatyard welcomes seasonal, year round and transient boats up to 100′. With close proximity to Interstate 95, Interstate 395 and 85 no marina offers more amenities and services for power and sailboats.


Summer Dockage & Winter Storage 2021-2022

Summer Dockage 2022
Please Contact us for current pricing of Dockage

Summer Dockage is in high demand this year!  Contact us early to secure your space!

Winter Storage 2021-2022
Winter storage includes Hauling, Bottom Washing, Blocking, storing, and relaunching in spring
Please Contact us for current pricing of Winter Storage


Winter Store Hours

Monday- Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Winter Fuel Dock Hours

Monday- Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Contact Details

56 Howard Street, Shaw’s Cove New London, CT, 06320-4999

Phone:   860.443.6304    Fax:   860.443.0279

Skip Crocker – President
Dave Crocker – Vice President

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Steve Lubchansky – Currently enjoying retirement!


Sam Crocker – Assistant Manager

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  Theresa Grendell – Office Manager

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Greg-web Greg Crocker – Service Coordinator

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